Specklefin grouper

Species information for the Specklefin grouper, in the Groupers category.

  1. FAMILY - Serranida

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Epinephelus Ongus

    COMMON NAME - Specklefin Grouper (Whitespotted Grouper)

    SIZE - 11.8" (30 cm)

    RANGE - Indo West Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Marine fare for carnivores, marine fish, crustacean flesh, feed 2-4 times a week.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Dines on ornamental crustaceans and fish tankmates.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well to captivity, will greedily accept chopped fresh or frozen seafoods, other frozen preparations, freeze dried krill. One of the better fish for the aquarium as it does not grow as large as most groupers, will eat any fish it can swallow whole, as with all groupers maintain an adequate filtration system.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 18, 2014
    jhnrb, Apr 4, 2009